Staying Safe Online

Course code: 19050
Location: Brighton Courthouse
Day/time:  Tuesday 2pm-3.30pm Weekly
Starts: 5-Mar  Ends: 19-Mar

Want to stay safe while online?  This short course will give you practical and simple advice on being safe while using the internet, email and social  media.  Covers good security habits, passwords and managing them, as well as how to avoid common traps, phishing attempts and how to check whether that email or friend request is genuine.

Participants will develop an understanding of good online security practices. Time for discussion  and individual questions.

Participants bring their own laptop or tablets, charged up and able to connect to WIFI.

Prerequisites: Participants should be comfortable with using an internet browser (eg, Chrome, Safari) and a search tool eg, Google.  Ideally also a basic understanding of how to download and install a program or app.

Jane Bennett
Jane has worked in the business world as a consultant, quality manager, business analyst, technical writer, process analyst, business owner, business coach and communications consultant. She still runs her own quality management consulting business with clients in government, large and small businesses.

She excels at making things simple.  She turns complex and ‘geek speak’ into clear and practical information that people can understand, use and act upon.

She also enjoys travelling, music, gardening and walking her dog. In a previous life, she was a qualified teacher, primarily teaching English to adult migrants and refugees.

Last updated 3 November 2018